Healthwatch Bedford Borough are inviting all to give their experiences/views of Bedford MSK
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Have your say about the future of local health and care services.
The Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) for Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK) has launched a survey to gather feedback on draft plans submitted to NHS England late last year.
This survey is an opportunity for the public, stakeholders and service users to have their say on the development of the BLMK STP, which, once developed, will show how services will evolve and can become sustainable over the next five years.
All local health and care providers have been asked to work together in regional 'footprints' to produce STPs, Altogether there are 44 'footprints'.
Follow this link to access the survey. Click here to view the BLMK STP website, which contains information on the STP and what it means for local people.
The deadline for feedback is Friday 10th February 2017.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and calls are free from landlines and mobile phones: NHS111 staff will direct you to hospital if it is appropriate for your needs.
You can get early advice from your local pharmacist who is a highly trained healthcare expert on a wide range of long-term health conditions and common illnesses. Your pharmacist will tell you if you need further medical attention.
Your local family doctor can assess, treat and manage a whole range of health problems. If you have a minor illness or injury (such as infection, vomiting or stomach ache) that can’t wait until your GP surgery is open, then call your GP’s via out of hours service or dial 111.
Welcome to the Healthwatch Bedford Borough website. We are here to make sure your views on local health and social care services are heard.
Our Vision is that Healthwatch Bedford Borough will be:
a critical friend in challenging service providers to ensure that their services are person-centred and responsive to local community needs.
seeking to empower all patients with confidence to make an informed choice about their health and social care needs.
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What is Healthwatch (BSL)
'What is Healthwatch' Video in British Sign Language with subtitles.